Who we are


Social Impact by Design is organized by Foundation Go BoTu. In the foundation Municipality of Rotterdam, housing corporation Havensteder, Delfshaven Cooperatie, Rebel and IABR work together to create a resilient BoTu.

Foundation Go BoTu consists of:

Board Go BoTu


Irsan Widarto


Core team Go BoTu

Marleen ten Vergert

Program manager Resilient BoTu, Municipality of Rotterdam

Lenny van Klink

Project manager foundation Go BoTu


Strategic advisor social development, Municipality of Rotterdam

Marcel Hogervorst

Representative Havensteder


Representative IABR

Nicole van Gils

Representative Rebel and process manager Social Impact by Design

Robbert de Vrieze

Representative Delfshaven Coöperatie

Arnoud Molenaar

Chief Resilience
Officer Municipality of Rotterdam

Paulien Campagne

Representative Urban Development
Municipality of Rotterdam

Organiser of Social Impact by Design:
Foundation Go BoTu

The foundation has an independent board and has partnership agreements with the Municipality, Delfshaven Cooperation, housing corporation Havensteder, IABR and Rebel.

Advisory board Social Impact by Design:
The advisory board consists of residents of Bospolder and Tussendijken. The advisory board advises foundation Go BoTu at the end of each phase about:

  • Selection of teams
  • Specific remarks for the teams
  • Selection of proposals that could be elaborated in a subsequent phase
  • Selection of proposals for actual implementation in BoTu.

In the program Resilient BoTu we collaborate with: